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Bahujan Literature and the Dwij eye of history

Bahujan Literature is not just about literary events. It’s not just a voice against socio-economic inequality. It’s the clarion call of the common man for freedom and equality in the face of any of the forms of exploitation that results from a hegemonic culture. Even progressive historians like Ram Sharan Sharma have shied away from this truth

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About The Author

Omprakash Kashyap

Omprakash Kashyap has published as many as 33 books in different genres. The litterateur and thinker is well known in the field of children's literature. He has been honoured by the Hindi Academy, Delhi in 2002 and Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan in 2015. Kashyap is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines

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